BELLMAWR, N.J. (CBS) — The owners of a Bellmawr gym that defied Gov. Phil Murphy’s shutdown order have now filed a lawsuit against him. The state stepped in and closed Atilis Gym after it reopened last week.Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Calls On Lawmakers To Pass Fairness Act, Preventing Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation, Gender
The lawsuit calls Murphy’s shutdown order unconstitutional and the gym owners also want an injunction allowing them to reopen.READ MORE: Open For Business: Manayunk Chambers Guest House In Manayunk Can Be Anyone's Home Sweet Home
The gym was shut down by the health department last week due to plumbing issues. The owners say their bathrooms flooded after their toilets were clogged by paper towels, something they called suspicious.MORE NEWS: Former Philadelphia City Council President Anna Verna, 90, Dies
The owners have been cited several times for reopening. Some members have also been cited.